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Fr Anthony "Tony" Collier
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1913
Clogherhead
County Louth, Ireland
Death: Jun. 27, 1950
Gangwon-do, South Korea

Missionary Catholic priest, Columban Fathers.

Killed by North Korean soldiers. He was in charge of the second Columban parish in Chunchon cityHe, Monsignor Tom Quinlan and Frank Canavan had been urged by a U.S. Army officer to leave Chunchon on 26 June but they decided to stay. Tony was taken into custody, briefly interrogated and then shot dead. He was 37 years old. Quinlan, Canavan and later Phil Crosbie were taken into custody and the three of them took part in the notorious "Death March" to the far north of Korea.

Collier was born in Clogherhead, Co. Louth. Educated in C.B.S., Drogheda, 1921-1926; St. Patrick's College, Armagh, 1926-1931. Came to Dalgan 1931 and ordained there 1938. Went to Korea 1939.

 
 
Burial:
Jungnim-dong Cathedral Cemetery
Gangwon-do, South Korea
 
Created by: Rebecca Ewing Peterson
Record added: Dec 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82344976
Fr Anthony Tony Collier
Added by: Rebecca Ewing Peterson
 
 
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Rest In Peace, Father Tony!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Nov. 1, 2012

- Rita
 Added: May. 31, 2012
 
 
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